Daylight Savings Time

Adam Williamson awilliam at
Tue Nov 3 20:37:23 UTC 2009

On Tue, 2009-11-03 at 15:32 -0500, Clyde E. Kunkel wrote:
> On 11/03/2009 11:02 AM, Clyde E. Kunkel wrote:
> > Should rawhide have set US East Coast Daylight Saving Time back one hour
> > on Nov 1 to Standard Time?
> >
> OK, I see I am I wonder why?  The bios on this machine 
> DOES NOT use UTC and the UTC box was unchecked during installation. Does 
> that make a difference?
> I also see that since setting the time correctly about 5 hours ago, time 
> has gained 5 minutes.  I recall msgs sometime ago on this list about the 
> clock gaining time in rawhide, so all I may have been seeing was time 
> creep and not an erroneous EDST -> EST.

Does booting with 'nohz=off' fix the clock creep?

Adam Williamson
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